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How Can We Stay Safe In An Increasingly Online World?

The internet of things is everywhere. There is an app for practically every aspect of our lives, in short, we are living our lives in Cyberia. The pandemic made things worse. It has further taken over practically every aspect of our lives. Currently, all our needs are being met online. Cybercrime, which includes everything from theft and embezzlement to data hacking and identity theft, was up 600% during the pandemic. So, how can we keep our young adults safe from an increasingly online world, how can we inculcate the correct values and ethics for responsible digital engagement. Find out on how to stay safe in Cyberia with NDTV' and Amrita University's special campaign - Stay #SafeInCyberia.

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT

Digital environment that the pandemic created has further taken over practically every aspect of our lives. All our needs are being met online. Young adults, especially those in schools, are consuming and interacting with data like never before. But we are not just getting from the online world, we are also giving out something vital - information. About us. Without even knowing it.

Cybercrime, which includes everything from theft and embezzlement to data hacking and identity theft, was up 600% as a result of the pandemic. But the vast majority of the teens and young adults are not aware of the perils of the online world.

Issues of data security and privacy are not widely known. The frequent use of digital tools to lure young people into dangerous and compromising situations is not known. The infinite possibilities and types of cybercrime are not known.